Tyne and Wear HER(12930): Roker, Hebble - Details
POSSIBLE REMAINS OF ENGLISH CARGO VESSEL, 1917. While making for Sunderland Harbour, this steamship struck a mine laid by the German submarine UC-42 at 11.50 a.m, whilst employed on Government service as an ammunition Stores Carrier No 3. The ship sank at once, 11 of the crew being rescued by a motor launch and landed at Sunderland. The chief engineer and four others were lost.
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